Tory Lanez Put Underneath Home Arrest Till Megan Thee Stallion Trial – Billboard


A Los Angeles choose on Wednesday ordered Tory Lanez be positioned below home arrest forward of a trial over accusations that he shot Megan Thee Stallion, citing an incident final month wherein the singer allegedly assaulted singer August Alsina in Chicago.

Lanez (actual identify Daystar Peterson) had been out on bail over the alleged taking pictures, however final month Alsina claimed that Lanez and his entourage attacked him following a Chicago live performance. On the time, prosecutors within the Stallion case stated they have been “conscious” of Alsina’s claims and have been investigating them.

At a listening to in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom on Wednesday, Decide David Herriford cited these accusations to revoke bail, ordering Lanez to be positioned below home arrest till Nov. 28, when the trial is scheduled to start. If convicted, he faces greater than 22 years in jail.

A rep for Lanez didn’t instantly return a request for remark from Billboard.

Lanez was charged in October 2020 with one depend of assault with a firearm and one other gun possession cost over the July 2020 incident, wherein he allegedly shot Stallion within the foot throughout an argument after a pool celebration within the Hollywood Hills.

Stallion had initially advised cops that she reduce her foot stepping on damaged glass, however days later revealed that she had suffered a gunshot wound. After media retailers reported that Lanez had fired the gun, Megan straight accused him in an August 2020 Instagram video.

Lanez pleaded not responsible in November 2020. At a December 2021 listening to, a Los Angeles choose allowed the case to maneuver ahead to a trial. Throughout that listening to, a police detective testified that Stallion had advised him that Lanez yelled “Dance, bitch!” as he opened fireplace round her toes, based on the Los Angeles Instances.

Although he’d remained out on bail whereas awaiting trial, Lanez has repeatedly drawn the ire of the choose overseeing the case.

In August 2021, the rapper’s bail was elevated from $190,000 to $250,000 after he made a shock look on the Rolling Loud Miami Pageant on July 25 simply moments after Stallion departed the stage — successfully violating a protecting order that requires him to remain not less than 100 yards away from the “Savage” hitmaker. And this previous April, a choose elevated his bail once more to $350,000 after among the rapper’s social media posts have been discovered to have breached court docket orders requiring him to keep away from any contact with Stallion.

The incident with Alsina was apparently the final straw.

In a Sept. 18 publish on Instagram, Alsina shared a picture wherein he could be seen standing in an elevator with blood coming from his mouth. Within the caption, Alsina claimed Lanez bodily assaulted him after he refused to shake his hand following a present the earlier night time.

A video printed to Twitter a day later, which presupposed to doc the lead-up and aftermath of the alleged assault, seems to point out Alsina rebuffing a handshake from Lanez backstage. Within the ultimate half of the video, Lanez appears to be celebrating as a person off-camera could be heard saying Lanez “knocked him out.”

Alsina seems to have filed a police report with the Chicago Police Division, who confirmed to Billboard that that they had acquired a report of a “30-ye[a]r-old male” being “punched within the face by a 30-year-old male after exiting a constructing within the 2300 block of S. Lake Shore Drive” – the placement of a theater the place each Lanez and Alsina have been billed to carry out that night time.

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